What are the histologic findings of pagetoid reticulosis in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL)?

Updated: Aug 15, 2018
  • Author: Lauren C Pinter-Brown, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Pagetoid reticulosis shows a hyperplastic epidermis with marked pagetoid infiltration by atypical, haloed lymphoid cells, singly or arranged in nests. The upper dermis has a mixed infiltrate of lymphocytes or histiocytes.


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